Average Drone Pilot Hourly Pay

$22.60
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$1,983
Bonus
$6,100
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The average hourly pay for a Drone Pilot is $22.60.
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$16.83
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$22.60
90%
$60
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $60
Bonus
$493 - $10,256
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $22,891
Total Pay
$31,531 - $104,801
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Job Satisfaction for Drone Pilot

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Drone Pilots?

An entry-level Drone Pilot with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.70 based on 9 salaries. An early career Drone Pilot with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.89 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Drone Pilot with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.16 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Drone Pilot with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.75 based on 8 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 128 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
68.8%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
6.3%